REFILE-Car plants in balance as Opel board meets


(Corrects day in first paragraph to Wednesday) FRANKFURT, March 28 (Reuters) - The board of loss-making European carmaker Opel meets on Wednesday under pressure from U.S. parent General Motors to stop the rot, with thousands of workers in Germany and Britain fearing the closure of their plants. Economic weakness across much of Europe has hit car sales, forcing makers to confront bloated fixed costs and a capacity overhang in the sector that GM Chief Executive Dan Akerson estimates at 10 ...

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